International Epilepsy Day 2019

In honor of International Epilepsy Day 2019, we thought it would be fun to round up a few of our favorite stories that have come to Living Well from around the world.     Jessica K. Smith( Founder and CEO )Founder and CEO Jessica brings a unique perspective to this leading epilepsy … Read More

Epilepsy Blog Relay: The story of the Mahenge Epilepsy Clinic

This post is part of the Epilepsy Blog Relay™, which will run from June 1 to June 30, 2018.  Follow along! Mahenge Epilepsy Clinic It started in the late 1950’s when Dr. Louise Jilek-Aall discovered an unusually high number of outcasts from the Wapogoro tribe in the Mahenge Mountains, Tanzania. These outcasts … Read More

Epilepsy Blog Relay: Life with Epilepsy in Kenya

This post is part of the Epilepsy Blog Relay™, which will run from June 1 to June 30, 2018.  Follow along! Rich’s Story Symptoms of having Epilepsy were evident but not confirmed by a medical practitioner since 2002. Due to lack of epilepsy information I lived with it until the episodes exceeded. … Read More

He said: Emily and Dan on dating and epilepsy

I remember when Emily and I were first dating. My friends would ask me, “Aren’t you worried about what would happen if she has a seizure? Can you deal with that?” I would always find that such a strange question. I wanted to be with Emily for who she was as a person.

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